Town Hall on COVID-19 in the Black Community



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AARP California hosted this Access Live event┬áto update members on the COVID-19 pandemic and its disparate impact on the Black community in California. This event featured: Dr. Shirley Weber, California State Assembly Member to the 79th District and Chairperson of the California Legislative Black Caucus; Dr. Roberto Vargas, Assistant Dean of Health Policy and Inter-Professional Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine at Charles Drew University; and Jarrett Hill, Journalist and Vice President of the National Association of Black Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter. Participants asked questions about the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and COVID-19, a vaccine’s ability to prevent or cure the Coronavirus, and the various tests administered at hospitals.